Samantha Lane

Samantha Lane

Samantha Lane is a sports writer with The Age's sports section. She joined The Sunday Age's sports team in 2005, where she specialised in the coverage of Australian Rules football, before joining the daily Age in 2007. She has a wealth of multi-media broadcasting experience since starting her journalism career in 2002 at www.afl.com.au. She is also a panellist on Network Ten's Before the Game. Samantha covered the 2006 Melbourne Commonwealth Games, the 2008 Beijing Olympics and will be reporting extensively on the 2012 London Olympics.

AFL

AFL in talks with transgender player over vilification

Kirsti Miller.

Samantha Lane The AFL has started landmark mediation proceedings with a transgender footballer who says her vilification case has been mismanaged for six weeks because it was 'new' and 'too hard'.

Transgender footy player 'making progress'

Samantha Lane Mediation with a transgender footballer who has been ostracised by her club since she was vilified by players and spectators has made 'significant progress towards resolving the matter' the AFL says.

AFL

Mediation with transgender footballer is working, the AFL says

Samantha Lane Mediation with a transgender footballer who has been ostracised by her club since she was vilified by players and spectators has made “significant progress towards resolving the matter”...

Samantha Lane

The long haul

Ted Richards.

Samantha Lane It has taken years for this Bomber turned Sydney Swan to achieve overnight success.